Sixty to Zero: An Inside Look at the Collapse of General Motors--and the Detroit Auto Industry #(2021)
- Title: Sixty to Zero: An Inside Look at the Collapse of General Motors--and the Detroit Auto Industry
- Author: AlexTaylor Mike Jackson
- ISBN: 9780300158687
- Page: 149
- Format: Hardcover
[PDF] Sixty to Zero: An Inside Look at the Collapse of General Motors--and the Detroit Auto Industry | by ✓ AlexTaylor Mike Jackson - Sixty to Zero: An Inside Look at the Collapse of General Motors--and the Detroit Auto Industry, Sixty to Zero An Inside Look at the Collapse of General Motors and the Detroit Auto Industry The collapse of General Motors captured headlines in early but as Alex Taylor III writes in this in depth dissection of the automaker s undoing GM s was a meltdown forty years in the making Dra
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The book jacket tells us that this is an inside look at the collapse of General Motors and the Detroit auto industry Mr Taylor did not work for GM, but he has covered the auto industry for many years for FORTUNE magazine He doesn t insert himself into the story as much as some writers have, but he does include remarks about articles he wrote at the time, his own thoughts and opinions, and whether he got it right graciously admitting when he did not Overall, I found the personal perspective valua [...]
Ever want to learn how bean counters can destroy and innovative and design centered culture of excellence and turn it into something that produces the Aztec Please read.
Worth of skimming, but not reading in detail.Basically a good book for understanding the personalities and auto companies, and how a combination of hubris and lack of imagination led to their fall Very easy to pick up and dive right into, which was both a blessing and a curse Salacious details about company management and leadership kept my attention but I also felt that Taylor seemed to criticize without any beliefs of his own Basically, Taylor would criticize a numbers oriented leader for fail [...]
I usually don t read business books enough of that kind of reading at work, but a recent review caught my interest This is an interesting story written by a magazine journalist so, easy and fast reading The demise of the auto industry leading to its collapse in the past year was a long time coming and evident to the casual observer But the insights into the personalities and how self destructive the industry really was made this an interesting story.cially to someone that hasn t owned a car in y [...]
Breezy, insider view of the GM, Chrysler, and Ford debacles from the long time auto writer from Fortune magazine From the Unions to the CEOs, the smartest guys in the room through decades of greed, ennui, arrogance and incompetence, ultimately outsmarted themselves and their stockholders Taylor, friendly with many of them, is kinder than he might have been.
Simply put, Americans should know the history of the Detroit Big 3 and the reasons behind their downfall This is a terrfic summary from a business writer, though I hoped for a bit techical mumbo jumbo Now, there just needs to be a post Obama supplement.
Good overview of what lead to the auto crisis Looks not only at GM, but also at Ford and Chrysler, from the perspective of a long time writer for Fortune mag.
I was right it wasn t the unionized workers fault, it was the people making the real money, bonuses for nothing
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